Sundials - World's Oldest Clocks

North American Sundial Society

Houston  

Sundial 68
State/Province:  Texas Country:  USA
Dial Type:   Condition:  
Latitude:   29° 43.3' N Longitude:   95° 23.4' W
Location:
  • The Houston Museum of Natural Science
    1 Hermann Circle Drive
    Houston, Texas
 
Description:
  • Large gnomon with a lens which focuses the noonday sun near the equinoxes. Hour lines built to compensate for equation of time.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: The Houston Museum of Natural Science
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
 

Last Revised: 6/29/2013 11:30